Martin discusses SEC basketball perceptions

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By Blake Lovell & Ken Cross Frank Martin and his South Carolina Gamecocks come off a 25-win season and an NCAA Tournament snub as SEC basketball continues to get unfair negative reviews from the national media and even less love from the NCAA selection committee. “We just set a school record for wins and it’s not like we bombed in …


Shooting could push Gators into SEC’s upper division

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By Ken Cross & Blake Lovell Florida Gators basketball coach Michael White knew the questions about his team’s poor shooting percentages were coming at SEC Media day. The Gators finished the 2015-16 season, shooting only 42.6 percent from the field and 31.1 from three-point range.  More than once, a better than 65 percent free throw shooting percentage would have allowed the …

Kentucky's John Calipari has reloaded the Big Blue with another group of eclectic freshmen to place beside leaders in upperclassmen Isaiah Briscoe, Derek Willis, and Dominic Hawkins. (Photo courtesy of Kentucky Athletic Communications.)

Calipari’s additions keep Kentucky in familiar setting

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By Ken Cross Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari was his entertaining self on Thursday as he met the media at his eighth Kentucky basketball media day.  He discussed everything from the value of parents to the NLRB’s decision that the football players at Northwestern are employees to the new Wildcats, who once again comprise a recruiting class that could …

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Marching to Madness Episode 51: GA Tech head coach Josh Pastner

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(Photo courtesy of Georgia Tech Athletics) In this exciting new episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross are joined by Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner. They discuss the rebuilding process, the difficulties of climbing the ladder in the ACC, and so much more. It’s yet another must-listen episode of Marching to Madness! You can subscribe …